Taking a leap of faith is like taking that first (scary!) step towards the beautiful dark tunnel of the unknown and then emerging with a sense of hope, strength and freedom. Pure joy.
I always listen to my heart where God speaks in me before I take any chances.
Is what I want to do align with what God wants me to do?
Is what I am about to do bring Him glory?
I listen in stillness and in solitude.
This does not happen overnight. It might take weeks, months or a year or more.
God’s timetable is not the same as the earth’s.
But once it arrives it’s the most perfect timing.
And although the time has finally arrived for me to shift gears on my career I feel hesitant.
Negative thoughts shrouded my weak mind. The prayers and consultation to God forgotten.
Taking the first step is really scary. You don’t know what will happen. The present moment is all you got.
More prayers and courage from God.
I lift my right foot forward. Left foot next. Right. Left. Right. Left.
I am in the tunnel.
I took a several month long class on Visual Design. I love it. I am learning a lot. All the tools and basics.
And now the class is almost coming to an end.
I am out of the tunnel.
The wonderful tunnel that is filled with beautiful learning and inspiration. Getting to know the awesome teachers and classmates. Getting to listen to their stories and dreams.
And now the reality hits me. Working on what I have learned.
It might be soon before I can settle on a design work.
Look forward but mindful on the present.
Practice practice practice. Create many ugly pieces. Build something.
Trust and Surrender.
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Headline Prompt: Taking a Chance: When did you take a chance or a leap of faith? How did it turn out? What did you learn?